Maria Shriver Discusses Alzheimer's in America

Karen Parks understood when her 80-year-old mother was losing her memory, but her world came screeching to a sudden and devastating halt when her 56-year-old husband Jerry was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's. "I could see myself sitting there. I thought to myself, 'should I be putting my arm around my husband? Am I hearing this right?' It just absolutely stops you cold," she said. Jerry was at the peak of his career as a successful construction executive, but he was laid off when his...Full Story
Commenting on this article is closed.